Completed Projects

Developing Pharmacognostic standards of Important Bark Drugs used in Ayurveda for Identification and Quality control

Principal Investigator : Dr. A.B. Rema Shree
Principal Investigator Dr. A.B. Rema Shree
Co-Principal Investigator(s)
Period 2008-2011
Funding agency National Medicinal Plant Board (NMPB), Govt. of India, New Delhi

Quality Standards of Indian Medicinal Plants and Preparation of Monographs

Principal Investigator : Dr. Indira Balachandran
Principal Investigator Dr. Indira Balachandran
Co-Principal Investigator(s) Dr. A.B. Rema Shree
Period 2005-2008
Funding agency Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Govt. of India, New Delhi

Pharmacognostic & Phytochemical studies for Developing Markers for Standardization and Quality Control of certain Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants

Principal Investigator : Dr. A.B. Rema Shree
Principal Investigator Dr. A.B. Rema Shree
Co-Principal Investigator(s) Dr. A. Jayanthy
Period 2006-2009
Funding agency Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE)

Establishing the identity of selected Controversial Ayurvedic Plant Drugs

Principal Investigator : Dr. A.B. Rema Shree
Principal Investigator Dr. A.B. Rema Shree
Co-Principal Investigator(s)
Period 2007-2010
Funding agency Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Govt. of India, New Delhi

Characterisation of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants conserved in the Field Gene Bank

Principal Investigator : Dr. Indira Balachandran
Principal Investigator Dr. Indira Balachandran
Co-Principal Investigator(s) Dr. A.B. Rema Shree
Period 2003-2006
Funding agency Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, New Delhi

Network project on RET medicinal plants ex situ conservation and utilization in South and North East India

Principal Investigator : Dr. Indira Balachandran
Principal Investigator Dr. Indira Balachandran
Co-Principal Investigator(s) Dr. Geetha S. Pillai
Period 2008-2011 (3 years)
Funding agency National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB), Govt. of India

Scaling up of protocol for in vitro microrhizome formation for disease free planting material production in medicinal species of Zingiberaceae and their comparative field evaluation.

Principal Investigator : Dr. Geetha S. Pillai
Principal Investigator Dr. Geetha S. Pillai
Co-Principal Investigator(s)
Period 2006-2010 (3 years)
Funding agency Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India

Micropropagation and in vitro conservation of Operculina turpethum and genetic fidelity analysis

Principal Investigator : Dr. Geetha S Pillai
Principal Investigator Dr. Geetha S Pillai
Co-Principal Investigator(s)
Period 2005-2008 (3 years)
Funding agency Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), Govt. of Kerala

Large scale micropropagation and organic home-stead farming of medicinal plants in rural areas as a means of economic empowerment of rural women in three districts of Northern Kerala

Principal Investigator : Dr. Indira Balachandran
Principal Investigator Dr. Indira Balachandran
Co-Principal Investigator(s) Dr. Geetha S Pillai
Period 2005-2008 (3 years)
Funding agency National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB), Govt. of India

Production and promotion of cultivation of two Ayurvedic medicinal plants as a means of economic empowerment of rural households through Activity Based Groups (ABGs) in three districts of Northern Kerala.

Principal Investigator : Dr. Geetha S Pillai
Principal Investigator Dr. Geetha S Pillai
Co-Principal Investigator(s)
Period 2010-2013 (3 years)
Funding agency NABARD

Studies on up-scaling and developing commercial minirhizome production systems for ginger for pathogen free planting material production

Principal Investigator : Dr. Geetha S. Pillai
Principal Investigator Dr. Geetha S. Pillai
Co-Principal Investigator(s)
Period 2012-2015 (3 years)
Funding agency Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India

Quality Standards of Indian Medicinal Plants and Preparation of Monographs

Principal Investigator : Dr. A.B. Rema Shree
Principal Investigator Dr. A.B. Rema Shree
Co-Principal Investigator(s)
Period 2010-2013
Funding agency Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Govt. of India, New Delhi
  • "The Centre for Medicinal Plants Research functions as a pioneer institute in the area of research, education, conservation and popularisation of Ayurvedic medicinal plants."

  • "The Centre for Medicinal Plants Research functions as a pioneer institute in the area of research, education, conservation and popularisation of Ayurvedic medicinal plants."

  • "The Centre for Medicinal Plants Research functions as a pioneer institute in the area of research, education, conservation and popularisation of Ayurvedic medicinal plants."